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Save $30 when you buy 2 Google Homes from Verizon

Intelligent speakers shouldn’t be confined to just one room of your house.

Verizon has been pushing its offering of accessories and smart home products quite a bit recently, and its latest deal will give you two Google Homes for $ 229. That’s $ 115 each … or one at $ 130, with the second one at $ 100. Hey, any way you slice it, you’re saving $ 30 when you buy two Google Homes, and that’s a really solid  [Read More…]

How to use an Elgato to stream video from your PlayStation 4

Elgato makes streaming more versatile, no matter which service you prefer using.

Sharing your gameplay by streaming is pretty easy and baked into PlayStation 4 if you want to stream to Twitch. If your prefer a different service then you may have taken a look at using an Elgato to help facilitate your gaming. While the initial setup of using an Elgato can seem a bit daunting, it’s actually pretty easy to do. Just give yourself a  [Read More…]

Add some smarts to your existing smoke and CO detectors with this $30 gadget from Leeo

Our friends at Thrifter are back with another deal, this time helping you make your home smarter for less!

Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are a must-have, but when you are out of the house you have no idea if they are going off, which can be scary. Leeo changes that by notifying you, regardless of your location, when they are triggered, and right now you can pick one up for only $ 29.97, which is a $ 20  [Read More…]

Ordering the LG G6 from Verizon might get you a free 43-inch smart TV

We previously reported that customers in the US interested in placing a pre-order for the LG G6 will also receive a Google Home speaker free of charge. Well according to a leaked document obtained by Android Central, that’s not all folks interested in acquiring a LG G6 will be able to get for free. With […]

The LG Stylo 3 is just $179, now available from Boost and Virgin

The surprisingly popular low-end Stylo line gets a third revision.

Sprint’s prepaid subsidiaries Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile are both offering the latest iteration of the LG Stylo lineup with the Stylo 3, and it’s only going to set you back $ 179 outright. For that money, you can’t expect much — but LG makes some good decisions here, putting in a big 5.7-inch display, a fingerprint sensor and a big 3200 mAh (removable) battery.

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From the Editor’s Desk: Welcome to the ‘tall phone’ era

The new form factor for phones is narrow and tall — and probably for the best.

Smartphones were in a bit of a holding pattern for the past couple of years with 16:9 aspect ratio displays, at either standard FHD or QHD resolution, as we all waited for the next “thing” in form factors. It looks like tiny bezels and extra-tall displays are it. With the LG G6 fully announced, and the Samsung Galaxy S8 thoroughly leaked,  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 3T is now up for sale directly from OnePlus in India

Pick up the OnePlus 3T and get a case for free.

After two years of exclusively offering its phones on Amazon India, OnePlus is now selling the OnePlus 3T on its own store. To incentivize the launch, OnePlus is giving away a free case with all orders.

For the first time, you can purchase the coveted #OnePlus3T directly from https://t.co/BX7B441lMV & pick your favorite protective case. Free pic.twitter.com/3MgbdHzdjd

— OnePlus India (@OnePlus_IN) March  [Read More…]

Google Store finally lets you buy products from another country

Google Store gets a country picker.

The Google Store is finally easing geographic restrictions and allowing customers to purchase products from other countries. The store’s country selector page lets you browse products and get them delivered to that specific country, provided you have a valid address. For instance, I can now browse the U.S. Google Store from India and pick up the Daydream View or Chromecast Ultra and get them delivered to my family in the U.S.

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Huawei P10 Plus gallery: First photos from Huawei’s best camera yet

The P10 Plus’s new Leica Summilux f/1.8 lens boosts low-light performance.

The Huawei P10 Plus brings a much-needed optic upgrade to Huawei’s Leica-branded camera setup. Like the regular P10 (and Mate 9), you’ve still got a dual-camera setup, combining 12- and 20-megapixel shooters, the former using an optically stabilized color sensor, and the latter being a monochrome sensor for added detail. But the big upgrade for the “Plus” is a new f/1.8 lens, allowing in more light  [Read More…]

Dispatches from GDC 2017: VR creators use film techniques to make immersive games

The co-founders of Steel Wool Studios detail how they used storytelling elements from film to make their virtual reality content more immersive.

People cry at movies — heck, I had myself a good cry the other night with a feature on Hulu. But it’s not actually the film that elicits the emotional reaction, it’s the story. From the beginning to the end, the point of a worthy narrative is to get us emotionally invested in the outcome  [Read More…]